Pork Bacon and Sausage at QDC Qatar

By xtian001

It seems Pork Bacon Sausages are already available in QDC Qatar! Can anybody confirm?

 

EDIT: It's confirmed! A pack of 10 sausages cost 28QR . Same goes for a pack of Pork Bacon (don't know how many grams). It seems people have bought lots today and stocks seems to be dwindling. It might be chaos tomorrow at QDC as people get to know the availability of Pork products. Not sure if I want to be there tomorrow. When will the Pork slabs arrive? Really soon it seems. Since Pork products are already being made available in Doha, the Pork cuts are soon to follow. Might wait till the dust settles.

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By anonymous• 9 years 6 months ago.
anonymous

Quagmire, I'm with you - some people take pride in saying they are easterners, they hate the western culture, but they would still refuse to enter into these countries with a non-western passport... I'm just wondering... WHY???????????? LOL!

Sorry, I have to laugh at that!

By Quagmire• 9 years 6 months ago.
Quagmire

What kind of a farm was that then, didn't you have grates that it fell through and the food was put in a trough?

What about the chickens, did you see them scratching about in the dirt and eating their own poop, or did you miss that bit?

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 6 months ago.
Miss Mimi

"When are they going to start selling horse though? Now that is really tasty. And a bit of dog for the Koreans and Vietnamese wouldn't go a miss either. I wouldn't eat it but if they want to its up to them, it is a free country after all."

I think the issue with those is that they aren't readily available for export/import. Dog farms in Korea and Vietnam are VERY small (as only a few places sell dog meat), and the conditions aren't sanitary by most standards.

Also, again, I don't believe there's a lot of horses farmed for meat, at least not to provide enough to export.

By Quagmire• 9 years 6 months ago.
Quagmire

Ah, so you worked at a pig farm then?

By anonymous• 9 years 6 months ago.
anonymous

eehh that was the point Sherlock, IF I were generalizing that's exactly what I would say..guess I actually said it..boo! Sarcasm tends to fly right past you huh?

Very good..you understand jokes yay!! Medal coming your way;)

I would rather be a chicken then a pig any day :)

By anonymous• 9 years 6 months ago.
anonymous

Dude seriously? Am I taking advice from someone who has Quagmire as their icon? Yeah, I don't think so! Not that I need to prove where I'm from..I was born and raised in Canada and have lived in England for the past 7 years before arriving in Doha. As for pigs, I have had the unfortunate task of watching over them at my Uncles farm in Canada when I was a teen, and let me tell you-- NEVER want to do that again. They do eat their own excrement and also have no problems rolling around in it.

As a educated individual, I would expect you to have better taste in your choice of TV shows. Family Guy..very classy.

Over and out..weirdo.

By timebandit• 9 years 6 months ago.
timebandit

By Quagmire• 9 years 6 months ago.
Quagmire

Spoken like a truly educated individual!

By Quagmire• 9 years 6 months ago.
Quagmire

You obviously weren't born in Canada or Britain!

Pigs don't eat their own poop! who told you that? LOL they are pretty clean animals actually. It's just the meat doesn't keep as well in the heat (i.e. before refrigerators were invented), so in olden times people got ill from eating it.

I know for a fact that chickens, prawns and (some) sea food eat excrement and I bet you have eaten all of them! On my Uncles farm, I often saw the cows eating grass growing through the middle of a cow pat!

What do you think about that then?

Come on, tell us, what country were you born in?

By timebandit• 9 years 6 months ago.
timebandit

By Rizks• 9 years 6 months ago.
Rizks

'You are what you eat'...Hmmm....

Grasshopper eats grass

Grasshopper is eaten by Frogs

Frogs get eaten by Snakes

Foxes eats the snakes

Man eats sheeps

Sheeps gets eaten by Tigers

and so on......:(

By Quagmire• 9 years 6 months ago.
Quagmire

Good news people.Welcome to 2011 Qatar!  Keep on moving with the times.Choice = freedom; freedom = Choice.When are they going to start selling horse though? Now that is really tasty.  And a bit of dog for the Koreans and Vietnamese wouldn't go a miss either.  I wouldn't eat it but if they want to its up to them, it is a free country after all.@Surinda.raj - That is just an old story book, it's not true. It was made up to supress the masses, whilst the rich and powerful get richer and more powerful at the expense of the gullable and weak (check your history books over the last few tens of thousand years, or download the movie "Zeitgeist" and watch that). Nobody believes that stuff any more, same as nobody believes in ghosts and witches and black magic, its all lies. We know the world isn't flat any more and that it is millions of years old.Times have changed sunshine - get over it.  We are all a lot smarter and more educated now, so we don't fall for "legends" and "old wives tales" anymore.  knowledge is power dude, not clinging on to old myths of the past.  One word: DARWIN.  If this comes as a shock to you, climb back into your cave.You can believe what you want.  I respect your choice but respectfully dissagree.  I suggest you do the same mate.  I even think it says that in the "big made up story book", too.  Treat others as you would like to be treated yourself. Sound familiar?Feel free to pop over and have a chat about it over a bacon sandwich and a beer, in the mean time stop making a fool of yourself.Cheers.

By timebandit• 9 years 6 months ago.
timebandit

I see the Muppet's are bringing a new film and TV series out next year :P

By timebandit• 9 years 6 months ago.
timebandit

Indeed it is Rizks

By Rizks• 9 years 6 months ago.
Rizks

Topic is back to where it was started.....:(

By jjj75• 9 years 6 months ago.
jjj75

C/Brit - you so massively contradicted yourself it is positively hilarious

'Generalizing about a people is the most narrow-minded thing you can do...'

I assume when you said the following:

'Also...you are what you eat. So oink oink'

Did you mean, if you eat pork then you must be a pig - if this is not your meaning, please explain?

Also, your reasoning is very faulty but I will just say this, do you eat chicken - hope this does not upset you too much but most chicken purchased here not only will sit in its own faeces but their own urine too.

By timebandit• 9 years 6 months ago.
timebandit

I am going to

By anonymous• 9 years 6 months ago.
anonymous

If you want to avoid Muslims you are in the wrong country bub. Generalizing about a people is the most narrow-minded thing you can do living in a MUSLIM country. If I wanted I would go on to say that all Hindus are piss heads that worship everything under the sun..but I'm not as pathetic as you. As for Pork, anything that eats and rolls in its own feces is not good enough to be consumed. I know a lot of non Muslim individuals who prefer not to eat the meat because of how unsanitary its living habits are. Chew on that.

By anonymous• 9 years 6 months ago.
anonymous

If you want to avoid Muslims you are in the wrong country bub. Generalizing about a people is the most narrow-minded thing you can do living in a MUSLIM country. If I wanted I would go on to say that all Hindus are piss heads that worship everything under the sun..but I'm not as pathetic as you. As for Pork, anything that eats and rolls in its own feces is not good enough to be consumed. I know a lot of non Muslim individuals who prefer not to eat the meat because of how unsanitary its living habits are. Chew on that.

By timebandit• 9 years 6 months ago.
timebandit

Bah Bah!

By anonymous• 9 years 6 months ago.
anonymous

It doesn't bother me that pork is available here as long as it is processed away from the Halal meat.

Also...you are what you eat. So oink oink ;)

By jjj75• 9 years 6 months ago.
jjj75

I forgot to mention pork crackling

By rubypavino• 9 years 6 months ago.
rubypavino

page four...i feel sleepy eating sausages this morning.. :(

By seasons• 9 years 6 months ago.
seasons

I guess Mods is enjoying this :)

By vxfarm2011• 9 years 6 months ago.
vxfarm2011

tasty and delicious...

By timebandit• 9 years 6 months ago.
timebandit

I wish the MODS would just lock this thread (not delete) before something gets said that will get it and perhaps a user or two banned.

By Rizks• 9 years 6 months ago.
Rizks

here we go around the Mulberry bush again ! :(

By anonymous• 9 years 6 months ago.
anonymous

surinder.raj

Go pound sand up your ass.

By genesis• 9 years 6 months ago.
genesis

Do I understand from your sentiment that just because authorities in Qatar legalized pork to some extent that would erase any other rights for expatriates

By jspec• 9 years 6 months ago.
jspec

Pork, wine or whatever if you are a true muslim you will not try them, right?

I'm a Muslim and have no issues selling these stuff in a Muslim country as long as there is a non Muslim groups. Freedom to all, God will only judge each one for his sins, not for other people sins right :)

By goldfish I• 9 years 6 months ago.
goldfish I

Discrimination against people is Haram.I refer to labour law and the poor treatment of labourers who has helped to develp Qatar.

Disrespect for the life of other humans is Haram. I refer to the recless driving and speeding on the roads.

Expats are here to help to build this country and to educate the children.

We turn a blind eye towards the above mentioned so those who are SO against PORK can turn a blind eye.

If you don't drink then you would not see any of the pork right.

If I don't invite you to my house you wont see the pork.

So all that I can say...get a life!! Let us expats enjoy our pork.

By jjj75• 9 years 7 months ago.
jjj75

There is so much 'haram' stuff going on in Qatar and all the devotess can worry about is someone who eats something that they need never come into contact with and does not affect them in any way whatsoever.

That is one messed up situation

By Good old joe• 9 years 7 months ago.
Good old joe

messed up, that abouts sums up the sorry situation out here. Its not just right to have one set of rules and restrictions for one group and another set of rules and no restrictions for another group

By FathimaH• 9 years 7 months ago.
FathimaH

Yes it is certainly very discriminating. My husband's BIL was staying in a labor accommodation sometime back and was appalled to see certain guys actually downing bottles of eau d cologne(the non fragrance kind in particular) why such differentiation? To think a rich Muslim can get an alcoholic beverage with ease in a Muslim country but a lower paid non Muslim can't seems very very messed up to me!

By Good old joe• 9 years 7 months ago.
Good old joe

Well said Fatimah - and is it not haram that some guys can buy and drink but others are not allowed to get anywhere close to or into QDC to buy a bottle nor to drink and then they are accused of damaging their liver, etc by getting by with cologne, etc.

By FathimaH• 9 years 7 months ago.
FathimaH

Yes this is the sad reality of the Muslim world today!

By anonymous• 9 years 7 months ago.
anonymous

very well said

By FathimaH• 9 years 7 months ago.
FathimaH

You being a non Muslim, you don't understand and I being a Muslim I too don't understand! Seriously all I can tell you is that don't judge Islam by the twisted acts of many Muslims. Pork is as Haraam as alcohol, reckless driving which endangers lives is actually an act against faith itself,smoking which can cause death and illness is haraam too, and yet people do so...why? Perhaps they simply assume they will be forgiven for all they do of haraam just by claiming to be Muslims which is a very wrong way to think!

By anonymous• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
anonymous

but not eat pork,,,,,, this i dont understand,, did they smoke back then and drive landcruiser at high speeds as well,,,, strange can and can nots

By FathimaH• 9 years 7 months ago.
FathimaH

We as Muslims don't deny that pork was maybe allowed for other faiths sent by our Lord but then He(God) made it forbidden for us. Similarly even alcohol was allowed for all the previous faiths but forbidden for us.Why? God alone really knows why!

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

Thank you Fathima. That was my logic also.

By FathimaH• 9 years 7 months ago.
FathimaH

Allahu alam, God knows best. All we know is pork was only forbidden from the scriptures of the Jews onward and may have been allowed for all the previous generations before that.

By rubypavino• 9 years 7 months ago.
rubypavino

the troll still not convinced? i was away for just a few hours and BANG! 132comments....

@surinder... give up man! :-)

By anonymous• 9 years 7 months ago.
anonymous

love your thinking man

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

Thanks Fathima.... so therefore he was allowed to eat pork?

By FathimaH• 9 years 7 months ago.
FathimaH

According to Islam the "apple" bit was a myth. Adam(Peace be upon him) who was the first man and Prophet was forbidden a fruit of a certain tree in Paradise but what this fruit was is unknown to us though people have guessed it to be "apple" or even "pomegranate" like.And this "haraam" was for him and Eve only.

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

I will look it up later

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

I'm not sure... it was somewhere at the beginning of the book I think.

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

Forgive me if I am not up to speed on religion, but when I looked it was only apple's that were banned.

By anonymous• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
anonymous

Please note following:-

1) Access to QDC is still restricted to liquor permit holders.

2) We need the liquor permit to create an invoice.

3) No other permit is necessary.

4) The value of pork purchases is NOT deducted from your permit value.

5) There is no limit on how much you can purchase.

6) The current range is restricted to frozen smoked & un-smoked back & streaky bacon and 3 types of sausage (plain, Lincolnshire & Cumberland).

7) All packs (400gms for bacon & 454gms for sausages) are QR28 per pack.

8) Frozen items like chops, joints and belly pork will be here in about 1 month.

9) A chilled Italian range of Salami, Parma Ham etc is coming by air freight and should be here within 7-10 days.

10) We hope to get some chilled ham & gammon joints by air in time for Christmas, but we are still negotiating prices on this.

Please note that we sold 10% of the first container in 4 hours yesterday, but don't worry the 2nd container is arriving in the port today.

We will be selling freezer bags from today, but I recommend you bring a cold box with you when shopping for pork.

As you will discover we do not really have space for this new venture, so please bear with us if the crowd in the cold room is too much and the queues too long. I recommend you avoid Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays if you want to avoid the queues.

Please note we will be building an extension to house this new product range, but this will take at least 6-8 months to complete. We are also planning a separate shop on The Pearl (next to the new liquor shop) but again this is at least 8 months away. The new liquor shop on The Pearl should open by end of January 2012.

By seasons• 9 years 7 months ago.
seasons

Surinder.raj u make it boring

By FathimaH• 9 years 7 months ago.
FathimaH

If you are a Muslim then know, brother, its not for us to give dawah to Non Muslims using their own religion. This is not the way of our Prophet and may very well be very sinful for us. We can only tell them about Islam and that too only call them to Thawheed first. Until and unless they are Muslims we are not supposed to tell them halaal and haraam as those are all secondary.

By FathimaH• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
FathimaH

Just want to say your knowledge of Islam amazes me.. you have actually made a great effort in knowing your stuff and you don't argue in vain without facts...keep it up! And it is true we do believe in all the holy books of each Prophets' but we follow only the Quran and Sunnah of the Prophet as that was the religion chosen by God for us, the followers of Muhammad,our final Prophet.

As Muslims its not for us to tell disbelievers of Islam what they can eat and what they can't.. as long as they remain non Muslims, things that are impermissible for us are not forbidden for them.Besides if it is about halaal and haraam then our advice should be for our fellow Muslims who indulge in many haraam acts daily but yet think they are somehow excused.Pork has only now arrived in Qatar and most likely will be consumed by non Muslims yet alcohol has been available for ages and is fearlessly consumed by Muslims too specially those who should know better(ie the ones who are blessed with being fluent in Arabic) So how can we Muslims act all upset and offended now?

By fubar• 9 years 7 months ago.
fubar

I hate to say it, but it's people like you that make me avoid Muslims.

If being Muslim means spending all day on internet forums peddling rubbish about bacteria in pork, and demeaning others, I'm not interested.

I'm off home to eat some bacon. And I will enjoy every last mouthful of bacon purchased from a shop owned and run by the Qatari government.

At least they have the wisdom to respect other people and their beliefs (or their choice not to have beliefs).

Bravo to the Qataris running QDC for selling alcohol and pork: it makes tolerating Surinder that much easier.

By fubar• 9 years 7 months ago.
fubar

Really Surinder?

You think anyone on this forum would be bothered to give you the time of day or invite you to their house?

Not a chance, buddy!

By Alumnar• 9 years 7 months ago.
Alumnar

Can we now go back and talk about dinner tonight??????

*grilled sausage and bacon rolls, yorkshire puddings and gravy.... yummmmm!!*

By Xena• 9 years 7 months ago.
Xena

Who is up for a BBQ with Porkies and a drink or two over the weekend? ;-D

By adey• 9 years 7 months ago.
adey

and humans share a common ancestor. Ancient Man ruminated about the world he observed, writing down what we now class as failed science and 'woo' to try and explain stuff.

Really, what is this 'god' you speak of?

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

LOl Brit. It really irks me when people can't get simple concepts. It's one of my downfalls. :)

By fubar• 9 years 7 months ago.
fubar

"miss mimi we just believe in Quran nuthing else"

Really?

O you who have believed, believe in Allah and His Messenger and the Book that He sent down upon His Messenger and the Scripture which He sent down before. And whoever disbelieves in Allah , His angels, His books, His messengers, and the Last Day has certainly gone far astray.

4:136

So you don't believe in the old and new testament then?

By britexpat• 9 years 7 months ago.
britexpat

Why are we digressing so much. Miss Mimi - sometimes it takes a bigger man to step back :o)

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

Muslims believe that the Bible was corrupted. So you already have that answer yourself.

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

Christians believe that some of the Old Testament is the word of God, but not all of it. They believe that it was corrupted in the 2000 odd years between it and the New Testament. The reason that it is included in the Bible is because it gives us our history, the book of Genesis, Noah, Job, Moses, etc. However, only the words of Jesus are the true words of God, so Christians only believe what Jesus confirmed to be true, like the ten commandments.

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

No, people were mistaken. People made up laws that were not Gods, like not allowing men who had been castrated to enter a temple, or banishing people who had been dismembered to hell. People misunderstood what God wanted, and Jesus was sent to correct them.

By Xena• 9 years 7 months ago.
Xena

MM:-)

Tell you what SR - why don't you ask God that question yourself... when you get to Heaven? You will have many thousands of years to discuss it:-D

Ah Nomerci... NOW you have opened up a whole new can of worms;-p

By nomerci• 9 years 7 months ago.
nomerci

Here is the thing...for those who believe that God told some people what to write in those books....god is a WOMAN, and WOMEN change their minds frequently!!!! Didn't you know that????

By fubar• 9 years 7 months ago.
fubar

Surinder is like an American Republican Presidential Candidate.

He's simply rote learned some talking points.

He doesn't possess the intellectual depth to move beyond them - and when someone challenges him he just resorts to reframing the question back to something that he think he knows just a little bit about.

Sad thing is he thinks if he does this long enough he will convince us that he's right.

Whereas all he's doing is convincing us that he's an ignorant, arrogant, vacuous fool.

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

Also, I should clarify that Christians don't necessarily believe that the rules in Deuteronomy and Leviticus are the words of God. The only rules from the old testament that the Christians believe in are the 10 commandments. Deuteronomy and Leviticus are more historical laws passed on through the Jews, not the words of God. Hence why Jesus was sent to correct them.

By Xena• 9 years 7 months ago.
Xena

SR - get this

In christianity - we believe in the Trinity

God - Jesus(son of god) - holy ghost

Meaning they are all one

Holy Ghost is the spirit of God that was seen decending on Jesus

Jesus was sent by God to give us salvation

God is the main man!!!!

Now if you would like to carry on discussing this noncense, I suggest you first go and read up a bit more on your Christian Theology - cause it sucks!!!

By nomerci• 9 years 7 months ago.
nomerci

surinder, you need to raise the standard a bit...it's getting a bit boring.....repetetive.

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

All the cool people are in Hell anyway Xena. :)

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

God told Jesus that pork was now ok. So was shellfish, rabbit, camel and entering a temple with your balls cut off. So it isn't a question of who is superior. It's all the words of God.

By Xena• 9 years 7 months ago.
Xena

he is only on here because we keep on pandering to his inane attemped to P*ss us off....

According to him, we are all going to hell anyway - which is probably better anyway - way more fun... specially if we have access to pork and alcohol:-D

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

Surinder you do understand that Christians aren't Muslims right?

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

Neither was wrong, Jesus was sent by God and spoke for God, as Christians believe he was the son of God. God communicated through him the same as he spoke through Mohammed.

Jesus didn't request for a correction, he came to spread God's word to more people than just the Israelites (Jews). And to correct things that the Israelites had been doing wrong (as Christians believe that God's original messages to Moses were corrupted and misinterpreted over time, again, the same way the Muslims believe that the Bible has been corrupted, the Christians believe the Old Testament was corrupted).

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

Jesus never banned pork or alcohol. He turned water into wine for crying out loud!

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

Because I really don't see how he doesn't understand this simple concept when it's exactly what his own prophet did!

By t_coffee_or_me• 9 years 7 months ago.
t_coffee_or_me

Why are you banging your head against a brick wall!

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

The Old testament was given SPECIFICALLY to the Jews by God through Moses for a particular time in history, Jesus came and clarified and amended some of these rules, as they were no longer applicable to the whole of humanity.

By britexpat• 9 years 7 months ago.
britexpat

You made my mouth water..

I love Beef, Lettuce and Tomato sandwich..

By t_coffee_or_me• 9 years 7 months ago.
t_coffee_or_me

But we don't have a good mayonnaise to go with BLT

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

And Christians follow the New Testament surinder, I.E the teachings of Jesus Christ, who says that all of gods animals are clean and alcohol is fine.

By Xena• 9 years 7 months ago.
Xena

how could I not be with the prospect of a hog roast for Christmas Dinner:-D

Hope all is well your side too:-)

By snessy• 9 years 7 months ago.
snessy

BLT anyone?

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

You seem quite content to try and teach me the religion that I grew up with, so I don't see why I can't return the favour.

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

Surinder, I highly suggest you go and speak to an Imam, you don't seem to know much about your own religion, much less someone elses.

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

Surinder nobody has "edited" the Bible for their own sake, JESUS amended Moses prophecies, Just as Mohammed came along and amended Jesus's prophecies. What part of this don't you understand?

By britexpat• 9 years 7 months ago.
britexpat

This is a good move. It will now appease all those nay sayers and also help bring in World Cup Supporters who will feel comfortable knowing that both booze and Bacon are available.

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

So you don't believe that Moses was a Prophet? That's the first I've heard of this! Perhaps you need to speak to an Imam.

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

No surinder, alcohol is not haram in the Old Testament or the New Testament.

By snessy• 9 years 7 months ago.
snessy

surinder.raj: a very good friend of mine put this on FB recently, it may not be my religion but I still appreciate the quote....‎"Never look down upon any one. Allah might forgive their ignorance but might not forgive your arrogance."

xena: hope you're well :-)

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

Surinder, you may not call them Testaments, but you do believe in both the Old Testament and the New Testament. You call the Old Testament the Tawrat. Ring a bell?

By Pink hippo17• 9 years 7 months ago.
Pink hippo17

We are not Muslims so don't need to be preached at with regards to eating pork..I have Muslim friends who drink alcohol and am sure British Muslims eat pork products.It's not sold in the local supermarkets you don't have to see it touch it smell it..so just get over it..They import pork products for the embassy staff have done for years in all the middle east :)

By nomerci• 9 years 7 months ago.
nomerci

What it all comes down to is that a lot of people are now happy to get the food they have missed.

Other than that, no difference...no matter what who says.

Carry on please. :)

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
Miss Mimi

But you have made amendments surinder. The Quran allows shellfish, camel and rabbit to be eaten, which are strictly banned in the Old testament, which Muslims also consider to be a Holy Book and the words of Moses. Muslims have also banned alcohol, which isn't banned in the Old or New Testament. So obviously Muslims also found the need to change things.

By fubar• 9 years 7 months ago.
fubar

That's not really answering the question at all, is it?

Is it too hard? Should we just save the easy questions for you?

By fubar• 9 years 7 months ago.
fubar

More to the point, if you are Muslim why should YOU care, Surinder?

By Pink hippo17• 9 years 7 months ago.
Pink hippo17

I can't wait to get some sausages and bacon...Xmas dinner is looking perfect now :)

By Xena• 9 years 7 months ago.
Xena

You will find that Snessy isn't Christian.... so she really couldn't care less what the Bible says!!!

Thanks for the info UK:-)

By dota• 9 years 7 months ago.
dota

wow porky!

By snessy• 9 years 7 months ago.
snessy

Yes I'm sure!

By Rizks• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rizks

ROFL britey !

are the pilots 'Pigs' of tat charter flight ? :(

By britexpat• 9 years 7 months ago.
britexpat

Actually Qatar Airways is using charter flights :o)

By snessy• 9 years 7 months ago.
snessy

surinder.raj: there are more than 2 religions! My religion hasn't forbidden me from eating pork...

By Rizks• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rizks

LOL TCOM !

By vxfarm2011• 9 years 7 months ago.
vxfarm2011

this is it!!! early christmass!!! thanks QDC!!!

By t_coffee_or_me• 9 years 7 months ago.
t_coffee_or_me

Taliban are increasing on QL

By snessy• 9 years 7 months ago.
snessy

So happy for you peeps in Qatar, you can finally have a decent brekie.

BTW TB, white pudding is way better than black!

By fubar• 9 years 7 months ago.
fubar

I guess all the self righteous Muslims will have to start boycotting Qatar Airways.

I wonder now if Qatar Airways will start offering pork and bacon on their inflight meals now, since they are the ones importing it to Qatar.

By flor1212• 9 years 7 months ago.
flor1212

"shame on those who SELLS prohibited stuffs" to make it balance! Can you post that?

By mihwar• 9 years 7 months ago.
mihwar

Shame on people who eating and drinking prohibited stuffs...

By mihwar• 9 years 7 months ago.
mihwar

By mihwar• 9 years 7 months ago.
mihwar

Please care about your self..

By mihwar• 9 years 7 months ago.
mihwar

By mcdonalds3000• 9 years 7 months ago.
mcdonalds3000

Is there an ID needed to buy this pork same as when you are buying liquor?

By t_coffee_or_me• 9 years 7 months ago.
t_coffee_or_me

This topic has been going on from Yesterday.

BTW is 1207 your Birthday?

By anonymous• 9 years 7 months ago.
anonymous

haha no :D

thanks UKeng for the info ;)

By GodFather.• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
GodFather.

PORK UPDATE

Guys this is as official as it gets from the QDC manager

############################################

Please note following:-

... 1) Access to QDC is still restricted to liquor permit holders.

2) We need the liquor permit to create an invoice.

3) No other permit is necessary.

4) The value of pork purchases is NOT deducted from your permit value.

5) There is no limit on how much you can purchase.

6) The current range is restricted to frozen smoked & unsmoked back & streaky bacon and 3 types of sausage (plain, Lincolnshire & Cumberland).

7) All packs (400gms for bacon & 454gms for sausages) are QR28 per pack.

8) Frozen items like chops, joints and belly pork will be here in about 1 month.

9) A chilled Italian range of Salami, Parma Ham etc is coming by air freight and should be here within 7-10 days.

10) We hope to get some chilled ham & gammon joints by air in time for Christmas, but we are still negotiating prices on this.

Please note that we sold 10% of the first container in 4 hours yesterday, but don't worry the 2nd container is arriving in the port today.

We will be selling freezer bags from today, but I recommend you bring a cold box with you when shopping for pork.

As you will discover we do not really have space for this new venture, so please bear with us if the crowd in the cold room is too much and the queues too long. I recommend you avoid Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays if you want to avoid the queues.

Please note we will be building an extension to house this new product range, but this will take at least 6-8 months to complete. We are also planning a separate shop on The Pearl (next to the new liquor shop) but again this is at least 8 months away. The new liquor shop on The Pearl should open by end of January 2012.

Best regards

Colin

Qatar Distribution Company

P.O. Box 9483

Doha, Qatar.

By Miss Mimi• 9 years 7 months ago.
Miss Mimi

When I told the Emirati's here that Qatar was finally allowing pork and some people were upset they said "But they have alcohol right?" I said, yes, and they said "well surely alcohol is worse than pork?" :P

By fubar• 9 years 7 months ago.
fubar

Well genesis, I would suggest the locals either support the vision to open the country up and welcome events like 2022.

Or they tell the Al Thanis to bugger off.

It's a stark choice.

By t_coffee_or_me• 9 years 7 months ago.
t_coffee_or_me

Have you been sleeping?

By redtreble• 9 years 7 months ago.
redtreble

SR, give it up. I'll bet in years of eating pork, nobody on here has ever caught any of the above.

And do you think beef, lamb and chicken are totally free of any bacteria?

By anonymous• 9 years 7 months ago.
anonymous

wow!!!! so excited to go to QDC :D

By Rizks• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rizks

Fi Fai Fo Fum... we are on the 3rd page of this forum....:)

By t_coffee_or_me• 9 years 7 months ago.
t_coffee_or_me

Yes you are congrats.

By genesis• 9 years 7 months ago.
genesis

So far, it has not sparked any debate on local forums. Few locals on twitter though have expressed their resentment

By Alumnar• 9 years 7 months ago.
Alumnar

I'm in the newsssss!!!! ;) lol

By t_coffee_or_me• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
t_coffee_or_me

QDC: Pork now available for purchase in Qatar

Pork meat is now available in Qatar, an employee at the Qatar Distribution Company has confirmed.

As a conservative Muslim country, Qatar has previously limited access to alcohol and completely banned pork meat in the country, as both products are considered haram, or unlawful, in Islam.

But rumors have been swirling for months that QDC, the only place where expats can purchase alcohol for home consumption, would begin selling the previously forbidden meat at its Doha location.

There’s also talk of a QDC opening on the Pearl in early 2012, which will sell both alcohol and pork.

Sales of pork bacon and sausage began two days ago, the QDC employee told Doha News. He did not clarify whether the meat would require a permit for purchase or be sold on a quota card, like alcohol is.

But customers said all that is needed is an alcohol permit to enter QDC, which only non-Muslims are presumably allowed to hold.

On Qatar Living, the development has already sparked excitement and dismay among Qatar residents.

Commenter qatarisAWESOME said:

SeriouslY?? …whats next? legalization of abortion in qatar??

User Alumnar said:

A pack of 8 sausages costs 28 Riyals. Available regular, cumberland and lincolnshire. Bacon: smoked or non-smoked, both in rashers or thick slices. Each pack 28 Riyals too. Expensive but available! I bet there is none left by tomorrow - QDC looked worse than Lulu on weekends at 4pm ;)

Commenter initiator said:

They should not sell it. It only appeals to some expatriates in Qatar, albeit a tiny percentage of them, and like any country in the world it is reasonable enough to expect some degree of respect for the local laws and norms. Qatar is a pretty liberal place any ways, and the people who do eat pork, will not be giving up too much in other ways by not eating it.

What do you guys think?

http://dohanews.co/

By redtreble• 9 years 7 months ago.
redtreble

Right, we’ve got alcohol and we’ve got pork. What do we demand next? Strip clubs? I think so.

By nomerci• 9 years 7 months ago.
nomerci

genesis...not going to happen...ever!

Now, how are things on the local forums concerning the haram meat sold in Qatar?

By nomerci• 9 years 7 months ago.
nomerci

Surinder, nothing much happening yet...am not quite in the mood as of now...will see how things progress.

You? ;)

By genesis• 9 years 7 months ago.
genesis

And there I was thinking , that this news would end QL endless rant & debate about pork…!!!

By fubar• 9 years 7 months ago.
fubar

You know what some people say, Drover:

If there's grass on the field, play ball.

By nomerci• 9 years 7 months ago.
nomerci

surinder, of course, how could I get it wrong???

By anonymous• 9 years 7 months ago.
anonymous

but i do have a problem with your god letting your kind marry 13 years old girls as wifes,,, maybe they both taste the same by all our gods.. yummy

By anonymous• 9 years 7 months ago.
anonymous

Today the carpark was full,,, bloody bacon eaters.... now i have to have bacon and chip toasted sandwedge for lunch,, i love it thank you Qatar airways. and giving me double money on my card,, yippeeeee

By anonymous• 9 years 7 months ago.
anonymous

Today the carpark was full,,, bloody bacon eaters.... now i have to have bacon and chip toasted sandwedge for lunch,, i love it thank you Qatar airways. and giving me double money on my card,, yippeeeee

By Khanan• 9 years 7 months ago.
Khanan

HO HO HO

Blank Stare

Page 3

Copyright TB :)

By nomerci• 9 years 7 months ago.
nomerci

btw....are you related to Olympics? ;)

By nomerci• 9 years 7 months ago.
nomerci

you are welcome surinder.

By rubypavino• 9 years 7 months ago.
rubypavino

one troll versus the Qlers...

@surinder...when will u gonna stop barking,u donkeykong. :-)

By nomerci• 9 years 7 months ago.
nomerci

Lol surinder...you are really good at this.

By Alumnar• 9 years 7 months ago.
Alumnar

LOVE your post fubar!

Munching on bacon sarnie and LOVING it ;)

By flor1212• 9 years 7 months ago.
flor1212

with that last statement, you just made yourself a s......

By fubar• 9 years 7 months ago.
fubar

Stop embarrassing yourself.

I. feel. bad. for. you.

By flor1212• 9 years 7 months ago.
flor1212

YOUR brain is not qualified to understand any explanation about it since you do not believe in the Bible, OK? The best you can do is SYBM since you have already release your opposition to this subject many times! Okidoki?

By Raven1968• 9 years 7 months ago.
Raven1968

Score: Fubar 1 Surinder Raj 0

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

Yawn

By fubar• 9 years 7 months ago.
fubar

For those who are shocked and concerned about diseases from pigs... don't be:

a) TRICHINELLA SPIRATIS ( Trichina worms )

It is the most dangerous parasite to man ( Rheumatism and muscular pain). No one

is immune from this disease and there is no cure.

Actually - occurring in rats, pigs, bears and humans.

During 1997-2001, the incidence decreased to a median of 12 cases annually, with NO REPORTED DEATHS.

So I call B.S. on that one.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trichinella_spiralis

b) TAENIA SOLIUM ( Pork tape worm )

The worm causes malnourishment of the person leading

to anemia, diarrhea, extreme depression melancholia and

digestive disturbances. They grow and encapsulate, inducing pressure to the

system around, resulting in dangerous diseases (diarrhea,

digestive disorder, anemia, chronic invalidation).

Actually - It is important to note that human cysticercosis is acquired by ingesting T. solium eggs shed in the feces of a human tapeworm carrier via gravid proglottids, and thus CAN occur in populations that neither eat pork nor share environments with pigs, although, as stated, the completion of thelife cycle can occur only where humans live in close contact with pigs and eat pork.

So I call B.S. on that one.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taenia_solium

b) ROUND WORMS

Examples: Ascaris, which may lead to digestive

disturbances, appendicitis, obstructive jaundice.

Actually - Ascaris suum, also known as large roundworm of pigs, is a parasitic nematode that causes ascariasis in pigs. Until recently it was believed that Ascaris suum could also infect humans; however, it has now been established that humans are affected by a related parasite, Ascaris lumbricoides.

So I call B.S. on that one.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ascaris_suum

c) HOOK WORMS

Examples:Ancylostomiasis, which may lead to

anemia, oedema, heart failure or retarded

growth ( mental and physical), tuberculosis,

diarrhea and typhoid.

Actually - The infection is usually contracted by persons walking barefoot over contaminated soil. In penetrating the skin, the larvae may cause an allergic reaction.

So I call B.S. on that one.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancylostomiasis

d) SCHITOSOMA JAPONICUM

Bleeding, anemia and other syndromes. If ova

are settled in the brain or spinal cord, paralysis

and death may occur.

Actually - Schistosoma japonicum is an important parasite and one of the major infectious agents of schistosomiasis.This parasite has a very wide host range, infecting at least 31 species of wild mammals, including 9 carnivores, 16 rodents, one primate (Human), two insectivores and threeartiodactyls and therefore it can be considered a true zoonosis.

Shat’s that got to do with eating pork???

So I call B.S. on that one.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schistosoma_japonicum

e) PARAGOMINES WESTERMAINI

Infestation leading to bleeding of the lungs

( endenve haemoptysis)

Actually - Paragonimus westermani is a lung fluke and is most prominent in Asia and South America. It was discovered from two Bengal tigers that died in zoos in Europe in 1878.

So until pigs become tigers, nothing to worry about here.

So I call B.S. on that one.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paragonimus_westermani

f) PACIOLEPSIS BUSKI

Digestive disturbances leading to persistent

diarrhea; generalized oedema.

Does live in pigs, so well done on that one. But… A study revealed that F. buski was an endemic in central Thailand, effecting approximately 2,936 people due to infected aquatic plants calledwater caltrops and the snail hosts which were associated with them. The infection, or the eggs which hatch in the aquatic environment were correlated with the water pollution in different districts of Thailand such as Ayuthaya Province. The high incidence of infection was prevalent in females and children ages 10–14 years of age.[11]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fasciolopsis

g) CLONORCHIS SINENSIS

chlonorchiasis-obstructive jaundice, liver enlargement.

Wow, this one is totally off target:

It is a hermaphroditic fluke that requires two intermediate hosts. The parasitic worm is as long as 10 to 25mm and lives in the bile ducts of the liver. The eggs of the worms are passed through fecal matter which are then ingested by mollusks. One becomes infected by eating undercooked, smoked, pickled or salted freshwater fish.

NOTHING to do with pigs whatsoever.

So I call B.S. on that one.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clonorchiasis

h) METASTRONGYLUS APRI

Causes bronchitis, abscess of the lungs.

occurs in the bronchi and bronchioles of pigs, occasionally in ruminants and very rarely in humans. No significant pathogenic effect.

So close, but not quite.

http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Metastrongylus+elongatus+(syn.+Metastrongylus+apri)

i) GIGANTHORINCHUS GIGAS

Cause anemia and digestive disorders.

Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus is an acanthocephalan parasite which lives in the intestines of pigs and other suids, and very occasionally in humans or dogs.

So another shockingly rare thing for pork eaters not to worry about.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macracanthorhynchus_hirudinaceus

k) BALATITIDIUM COLI

Causes acute dysentery and general weakness.

Balantidiasis in humans is common in the Philippines, but it can be found anywhere in the world, especially among those that are in close contact with swine. The disease is considered to be rare and occurs in less than 1% of the human population.

Terrifying…

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balantidium_coli

By Rich• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rich

for tea tonight then it is. Sincerely hope Megamart have trouble shifting their so called things they call sausages

By Xena• 9 years 7 months ago.
Xena

Damn you Guru uncle....

By Xena• 9 years 7 months ago.
Xena

Rofl..... Love this.....

Oh well... if Ima gonna die from all those horrendeous diseases from eating pork... at least Ima gonna die happy.... oink oink oink!!!!

By CanukExpat• 9 years 7 months ago.
CanukExpat

Everyone is now aware of the risk they take eating pork ;)

All this ranting about selling pork and how it is offensive and haram. I assume everyone knows it is being sold from a liquor store.

By flor1212• 9 years 7 months ago.
flor1212

rent all those ads poster on the street going to QDC and put your poster! So you don't need to type again and again here! You are just consuming good spaces in this forum!

By Rizks• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rizks

LOL Flor Padre !

By flor1212• 9 years 7 months ago.
flor1212

post it at QDC. Maybe you will be satisfied then! LOLZ!

By jjj75• 9 years 7 months ago.
jjj75

Flantop - could not agree more, badly and cruelly raised chickens do spread a lot of diseases.

By Raven1968• 9 years 7 months ago.
Raven1968

thanks for the funnies flantop!!!

By Rizks• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rizks

ruby by ur avataar pic it seems like you are gulping one complete sausage.....:(

By Colt45• 9 years 7 months ago.
Colt45

sausage wins over omelette :-D

By anonymous• 9 years 7 months ago.
anonymous

Now more Diseases will be spreaded in Qatar by this bloody thing and from these bloody users of it...

By jjj75• 9 years 7 months ago.
jjj75

The funny thing is, unless that omlette is made from good free range organic eggs (which the local eggs are not) the omlette won't taste very nice and you have the added bonus of knowing that the poor chicken was kept in the most appaling conditions - but S/R do enjoy that cruelly made omlette, hope you don't choke.

By rubypavino• 9 years 7 months ago.
rubypavino

guys..dont waste ur sausages or omelette to this hideous old woman.. though,i like sausages in the morning,har,har,har! :-)

By t_coffee_or_me• 9 years 7 months ago.
t_coffee_or_me

Looks like this thread will also get deleted

By Colt45• 9 years 7 months ago.
Colt45

I am a cheetah cock :-(

By Colt45• 9 years 7 months ago.
Colt45

I have a nice sausage for you.... hahahaha!!!! :-)

By rubypavino• 9 years 7 months ago.
rubypavino

my tastebuds is killing me,wanna try the bacon n eggs in the morning...

By fubar• 9 years 7 months ago.
fubar

I wish I could feed the troll some pork.

Sadly it wouldn't actually hurt him in any way. And it would just be a waste of the porky-goodness.

I'm gonna get out of here and go and buy some pork from the shop.

Such a great day for Doha!

Thank you to which ever Sheikh up in the Diwan decided that Qatar is mature enough to handle the sale of some meat.

Rumor has it there will soon be TWO shops selling alcohol with the branch on The Pearl set to open in a matter of weeks, and TWO whole shops dedicated to selling just pork adjacent to the QDCs.

A step in the right direction!

By Colt45• 9 years 7 months ago.
Colt45

bork, bork bork bork bork... bork bork bork bork... bork bork bork bork.....

bork, bork bork bork bork... bork bork bork bork... bork bork bork bork.....

bork, bork bork bork bork... bork bork bork bork... bork bork bork bork.....

bork, bork bork bork bork... bork bork bork bork... bork bork bork bork.....

(to be sung to the tune of SHOTS) :-P

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

Sorry TCOM couldn't resist it ;)

By Rizks• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rizks

ROFL TB !

By t_coffee_or_me• 9 years 7 months ago.
t_coffee_or_me

Some of you are still responding to D/ASS

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

surinder.raj do me a favor and pop over to the suicide thread and recommend he eats pork.

By jjj75• 9 years 7 months ago.
jjj75

Fubar - you have just made a fatal mistake. D/Ass will make you pay

By fubar• 9 years 7 months ago.
fubar

What the? How will pork shorten my life, or anyone else's?

That's just stupid.

Seriously, get a clue.

By rubypavino• 9 years 7 months ago.
rubypavino

this is the 3rd time u say that....lol!

By Colt45• 9 years 7 months ago.
Colt45

Damnit!!! you're making me hungry now :-(

By t_coffee_or_me• 9 years 7 months ago.
t_coffee_or_me

Let D/ASS bray in his own corner he wants this thread also to be deleted

By jjj75• 9 years 7 months ago.
jjj75

I know, D/ASS does not really hate pork, because that would make him irrational, how can you hate something you have never eaten.

He just wishes to impose his will under the pretext of some very dubious religious teachings.

D/ASS, stop dictating to people on something that does not affect you. More people have been affected by intolerance than any other disease or war. This is how dictatorships start

By rubypavino• 9 years 7 months ago.
rubypavino

Troll on the loose!!! lol...:)

By britexpat• 9 years 7 months ago.
britexpat

Bisto. Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!

By fubar• 9 years 7 months ago.
fubar

jjj: Actually, listening to his moronic ranting makes me want bacon even more.

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

Sausages, mash, fried onions and Bisto Gravey Mmmmmmmm

By jjj75• 9 years 7 months ago.
jjj75

Of simply last nights mashed potatoes fried up with butter.

Lovely

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

Memories of the war Brit?

By jjj75• 9 years 7 months ago.
jjj75

D/ASS why are you still commenting - people grew tired of your repetitions a long time ago. If you have nothing new to add - don't say it at all.

By britexpat• 9 years 7 months ago.
britexpat

Last night I passed a shop selling Eels, Mash potatoes and Mushy Peas. Brought back memories :O)

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

And Lava Bread fried in the bacon fat. For anyone who doesn't know about cockles and lava bread see this:-

By jjj75• 9 years 7 months ago.
jjj75

Bubble and squeak - or if you are from the north of england potato cakes

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
timebandit

Of course if it was a Welsh breakfast there would be fried cockles in there as well.

By Colt45• 9 years 7 months ago.
Colt45

me no likes hash browns... maybe just the hash I can handle :-P

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

Grilled potatos... not sure about that.... hummmmm... I think hash browns may get a look in though. Your silver star gets upgraded to a gold star. Blimey at this rate I will need an ambulance on standby.

By Colt45• 9 years 7 months ago.
Colt45

at least gimme another star for the potatoes post :-(

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

Bad Colt! Bad, bad, bad Colty!

By Colt45• 9 years 7 months ago.
Colt45

why no grilled potatoes? :-(

By Colt45• 9 years 7 months ago.
Colt45

Pork meat is the closest thing to Human meat :-/

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

Blimey!!! I missed the mushrooms. TCOM gets a second gold star and gets a mention in assembly.

By t_coffee_or_me• 9 years 7 months ago.
t_coffee_or_me

TB how come no Mushroom?

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

No no no no jjjjjjjjjjjjj75 it must be fried!

By t_coffee_or_me• 9 years 7 months ago.
t_coffee_or_me

:) waiting for my invite for this Breakfast.

By jjj75• 9 years 7 months ago.
jjj75

Ahhhh... black pudding the most devisive of all porcine products. love it but it has to be steamed/boiled in the skin not fried.

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

Can't see the restaurants happening any time soon. In fairness that could lead to people eating pork erroneously.

By Colt45• 9 years 7 months ago.
Colt45

when I have friends like you I don't need enemies :-P

By fubar• 9 years 7 months ago.
fubar

Time for bacon and eggs and black sauce this Friday.

And a ham sandwich for lunch.

And a nice plate of bacon and baked beans for dinner.

How long until restaurants start serving pork now?

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

And TCOM gets the gold star and goes to the front of the class. A fellow food lover ;)

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

Because I am thinking of your figure Colt. I am beyond saving so I can eat such a massive breakfast feast.

By t_coffee_or_me• 9 years 7 months ago.
t_coffee_or_me

Your forgot Black pudding

By rubypavino• 9 years 7 months ago.
rubypavino

since am a chicken lover already,its not bad to indulge myself on Christmas to eat Ham...do they have Ham?

By Colt45• 9 years 7 months ago.
Colt45

and why didn't I get the memo? :-(

By Colt45• 9 years 7 months ago.
Colt45

Cuppa? :-(

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

That is correct Colt but not the answer I was looking for, but take a silver star anyway.

By seasons• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
seasons

Only permit holders are allowed to buy from QDC

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

There I was planning my mega breakfast for Friday. I ticked the sausages, ticked the bacon, ticked the eggs, ticked the baked beans, ticked the tinned tomatoes, ticked the fried bread... was just about to sit back and congratulate my self on perfect planning when I realised I had missed such an important item? And I don't think QDC will have it yet. Who can tell me what I missed out?

By jjj75• 9 years 7 months ago.
jjj75

I like making bacon on the beach

By t_coffee_or_me• 9 years 7 months ago.
t_coffee_or_me

We have been doing it since time immoral.

By Colt45• 9 years 7 months ago.
Colt45

since there is no permit needed to buy pork and consume it, can we barbecue pork on the beach?

By t_coffee_or_me• 9 years 7 months ago.
t_coffee_or_me

Guys don't respond to surinder.raj he wants this thread also to be deleted like the previous 2 let the brayingASS bray to glory.

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

And apple sauce

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

Demand for HP sauce is going to go through the roof ;)

By Colt45• 9 years 7 months ago.
Colt45

you the shut up! :-(

By Rizks• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rizks

some people have brains in between their legs....:(

Cant they go and do this preaching infront of the Authorities who had made the Alcohol, the Pork, the Cigrattes etc. legal in this country ?

By jjj75• 9 years 7 months ago.
jjj75

FT - Forum Topic, for which you post your comments on

By Johnny Tour• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
Johnny Tour

Good move! But still hope that Qatar someday will follow the same as in DUBAI & OMAN where there are NON-MUSLIM section in SPINNEYS & AL-FAIR respectively in which pork products are available.

By Rizks• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rizks

hmmm, dont know about "poke" but 'coke' is for sure available freely in market....:)

By Colt45• 9 years 7 months ago.
Colt45

Now when will "poke" be freely avbl in Qatar like the UAE? :-P

By just1s• 9 years 7 months ago.
just1s

t_coffe and ruby, you are absolutely right.

this thread is for open minded people only.

By Rizks• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rizks

Khanan, FT = Pucking Thread ! :)

If i am right ?

By Khanan• 9 years 7 months ago.
Khanan

excuse my ignorance..what FT stands for? I understand you are referring to your 3 post being deleted but whats FT?

By rubypavino• 9 years 7 months ago.
rubypavino

this thread is for pork lovers,so mind your own business..or u want to be one of the trolls? :=)

By t_coffee_or_me• 9 years 7 months ago.
t_coffee_or_me

Guys don't respond to surinder.raj he wants this thread also to be deleted like the previous 2 let the brayingass bray to glory.

By just1s• 9 years 7 months ago.
just1s

surinder.raj

I truly respect your religion and belief.

if you doesn't know everything in the bible and the christian world then its nonsense to talk to you better to keep your mouth shut.

By hasnadeen• 9 years 7 months ago.
hasnadeen

Riskz - Thank u too!!! i will Inshaallah ask them again, hope they wil understand!!! :)

By jjj75• 9 years 7 months ago.
jjj75

I wonder is all those porky naysayers will queue up at QDC to demonstrate - thought not, they only feel brave on QL where no one knows them and they can get FT's removed with ease.

sorry to harp on about that but there was something not quite right with 3 of my FT's being removed in one hour - think someone did not like me...

By Khanan• 9 years 7 months ago.
Khanan

we are bored!!

Go and preach the authorities (Qatar) who are running the QDC.

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

This is not a religious debate. There is no need to mention religion in here. It has all been said before. Now if you have no interest in pork go and find a thread that is relevant to you.

By just1s• 9 years 7 months ago.
just1s

hope this thread will not lead to bashing or something .... etc...

No offense to you:

but to correct Surinder.Raj. just to reiterate you since your talking about the bible, in new testament version of the bible all meat are blessed by the creator so it will be clean and free to eat by all people.

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

So there ya go... pigs do fly!

Guess what I'm having for breakfast tomorrow ;)

By jjj75• 9 years 7 months ago.
jjj75

I am just glad we are able to talk about it today - I posted 3x about this yesterday after our enjoyable long FT was removed and my FT's were removed almost immediately.

Hurrah - let us hope that this is not removed too.

By hasnadeen• 9 years 7 months ago.
hasnadeen

Cherukkan - Thank u!!!! Thats y iam worried,& trying to convience my housemates!! but regarding changin Apartment cannot do so, cz its a really good apartment n close to office !!!

By anonymous• 9 years 7 months ago.
anonymous

qatarisAWESOME, pork should not affect you in any way - guess what happens to the pork that I eat?... make a guess, make a guess... you're right! Nothing different happens.

By Rizks• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rizks

hasnadeen you can in modest way ask those ppl if they are going to eat Pork ?

If yes, then its time for u to change the apartment Or as redtreble mentioned above 'in modest way ask your flatmates to respect your religious beliefs".

By hasnadeen• 9 years 7 months ago.
hasnadeen

Redtreble - yes we do, in fact i just asked them yestrday in a friendly manner ofcourse, but i cannot keep them askin them everyday right!!!!!

By GodFather.• 9 years 7 months ago.
GodFather.

Finally the Pig has been flown in via Qatar Airways ooops I mean QDC to Qatar..

So there are no more PORKIES anymore Pork is finally here..

Now get the RASH-on to QDC. Must Christman come early for my Kabayan meat lovers..and ofcourse the rest of pork consuming people in Qatar..:)

By metaphor• 9 years 7 months ago.
metaphor

I hope pork belly is coming up next month:)

By cherukkan• 9 years 7 months ago.
cherukkan

Hasnadeen, if you are sharing then make sure that they are not eating pork as it will be difficult to use separate fridge and cutleries in a sharing accommodation. You can discuss the issue with your friends and if they still want ot eat the bacon I suggest you to change your accommodation.

By anonymous• 9 years 7 months ago.
anonymous

PUT SOME PORK ON YOUR FORK

By hasnadeen• 9 years 7 months ago.
hasnadeen

Rizks - Nope, dont c anyone drunk :), they r pretty modest ppl!!!

By rubypavino• 9 years 7 months ago.
rubypavino

its about time but maybe few can afford it...am not a pork lover anymore(bad cholesterol)i switch to chicken. :=)

Santa Bandit,are u gonna deliver Pork on christmas eve?

By cherukkan• 9 years 7 months ago.
cherukkan

boer, What is the GFY?

By redtreble• 9 years 7 months ago.
redtreble

Hasnadeen, that's fair enough. I can understand your position. Presumably you share a fridge/freezer and cutlery/crockery? In that case I would expect your flatmates to respect your religious beliefs.

By boer• 9 years 7 months ago.
boer

GFY you turd!

By Rizks• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rizks

hasnadeen does the ppl u sharing the apartment drink ?

By hasnadeen• 9 years 7 months ago.
hasnadeen

@ Mr.Redtreble, i mean no offence, but what about ppl like me sharing apartments wiith Non-muslim ppl, so far i had no worry about pork or anythin, but now???

By Rizks• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rizks

cherukkan mone, let them first fulfill the consumption part and later they will think abt Sponsorship law...:)

By timebandit• 9 years 7 months ago.
timebandit

License to use 'Ho Ho Ho!' granted to Rizks

By cherukkan• 9 years 7 months ago.
cherukkan

I hope there will be gradual changes in the Sponsorship law.

By cherukkan• 9 years 7 months ago.
cherukkan

QatarAwesome, It will be also done through QDC?

If liquour is legally sold then what is the use of restricting other things which are haram for Muslims.

By Rizks• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rizks

Ho Ho Ho ...

Copyright by Timebandit ! :)

By anonymous• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
anonymous

respect each other.....anyone is not force to buy & eat those bacon/ sausage/ pork at QDC, QATAR government is fair enough to everyone.

By just1s• 9 years 7 months ago.
just1s

In my opinion:

If Qatar is not open for any changes, I believed it will not grow continuously.

Anyways, I just confused about it, is this obviously for those who have liquor license/ID only?

By redtreble• 9 years 7 months ago.
redtreble

Initiator - Noboday is aksing you to eat it so how is it going against the laws and customs of the country? If we buy it, and drive home, put it in our fridges and freezers and then consume it ourselves, how does this impact you in any way?

By Raven1968• 9 years 7 months ago.
Raven1968

@ Initiator, so you have done a survey have you and have come up with your conclusions....at least you provide a post for us to laugh at!

By Alumnar• 9 years 7 months ago.
Alumnar

Nothing to do with the credit limit of the liquor card. You just need the card to get in and show at the tills to show then you are LEGALLY ALLOWED to ve in QDC by LOCAL LAW :)

By Angelo• 9 years 7 months ago.
Angelo

Is it being sold based on the credit limit of the Liquor card or separate?

By anonymous• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 2/5
anonymous

did you say that also about the other products they sell at teh QDC.... they sell it in just about every other muslim country,, move withthe times mate ,, get a life you tool. dont knock what you dont know..

By britexpat• 9 years 7 months ago.
britexpat

You mean Rash-on :O)

By Vegas• 9 years 7 months ago.
Vegas

I can keep my ration for self now..

By dweller• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 2/5
dweller

Qatar has obviously CHANGED the law just as it has always done for alcohol.

By anonymous• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
anonymous

They should not sell it. It only appeals to some expats in Qatar, albeit a tiny percentage of them, and like any country in the world it is reasonable enough to expect some degree of respect for the local laws and norms. Qatar is a pretty liberal place any ways, and the people who do eat pork, will not be giving up too much in other ways by not eating it.

By anonymous• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
anonymous

owned and operated by Qatar Airways

By mr_qatar• 9 years 7 months ago.
mr_qatar

BTw what QDC stand for...?

By anonymous• 9 years 7 months ago.
anonymous

The ones who sell it under the counter for Qr100 a KG,,, about time, i hate the prices they sold it at. no more undertable or black market as we say.

By Khanan• 9 years 7 months ago.
Khanan

Pork meat lovers..:)

By britexpat• 9 years 7 months ago.
britexpat

British sausage is ofcourse the best. German is Wurst :O)

Hope you all enjoy the nosh ups..

By Prism• 9 years 7 months ago.
Prism

Good news...hope that area of the city develops into a more happening place.

By nomerci• 9 years 7 months ago.
nomerci

Ah, thank you.

By nomerci• 9 years 7 months ago.
nomerci

Is it only British stuff?

By Alumnar• 9 years 7 months ago.
Alumnar

The bacon is Dutch. The sausages British.

By Alumnar• 9 years 7 months ago.
Alumnar

qatarisAWESOME: maybe you should ask that question to your fellow muslim countryman who was in the QDC till queue in front of me today with 2,000 Riyals worth of alcohol in his trolley!!!!

By Alumnar• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
Alumnar

Edit again: A pack of 8 sausages costs 28 Riyals. Available regular, cumberland and lincolnshire. Bacon: smoked or non-smoked, both in rashers or thick slices. Each pack 28 Riyals too. Expensive but available! I bet there is none left by tomorrow - QDC looked worse thab Lulu on weekends at 4pm ;)

By pro-photographer• 9 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 3/5
pro-photographer

it s very good news

By qatarisAWESOME• 9 years 7 months ago.
qatarisAWESOME

whats next? legalization of abortion in qatar??

By seasons• 9 years 7 months ago.
seasons

Yup true and confirmed my friends bought today as well

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